Category: Information Technology

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Starlink – We’ve Seen This Movie Before

Starlink is beating the same drum John Deere beat back in 2011 to cover-up the fact they used AGILE and produced a shit system. I can’t believe I’m writing about this again. I searched my blogs and cannot find my 2011 article. Must have been when I was still writing…

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Internet Explorer Tombstone

Truer words were never etched into a tombstone than the ones on the Internet Explorer tombstone. The only thing you ever willingly did with it was download Firefox and Opera. I really wish the EU would have bitch slapped Microsoft more on having it (and Edge) be 100% removable. Come…

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VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found

I hate it when I have to touch anything Microsoft or running on Microsoft. VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is just the latest in the never ending battle with The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight. Today it was OnlyOffice that wanted to force an update on me. Software on Windows has the world’s worst…

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How to Fork a Mercurial Project on SourceForge

Forking a Mercurial project on SourceForge isn’t as straight forward as one might think. If you jump straight to fork without first creating a project, you are going to end up with a personal tool. A personal tool is fine if you are working on a new feature you hope…

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Beware GlassDoor Company Reviews

Some fools believe they can trust company reviews on Glassdoor.com because they are “vetted.” More fool you! Not long ago I was attempting to place this review for both IBM and Collabera. It’s a true and honest recanting of just how completely void of ethics both companies are. Demanding new-hire…